Postgraduate course

Fish Behaviour

  • ECTS credits5
  • Teaching semesterAutumn
  • Course codeBIO324
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Resources

Teaching semester

Autumn. Limited capacity. More info: http://www.uib.no/en/matnat/53431/admission-courses-limited-capacity

Objectives and Content

The subjects are the genetic basis of fish behaviour, motivation and ontogeny, different reactions to stimulation, and the most important sense organs. Special emphasis will be put on the behavioural ecology of foraging, reproduction and schooling, in particular differences in behaviour between populations and individuals. Selected articles and monographs will be discussed in seminars.

Learning Outcomes

The course aims to provide students with increased knowledge about the organisation and function of fish behaviour and how it can be quantified and analysed.

Required Previous Knowledge

On master's level

Recommended Previous Knowledge

Compulsory subjects of Bachelor's in Biology

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

Information on compulsory study elements will be announced within registration.

Forms of Assessment

Oral examination

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.

Course Evaluation

Students will evaluate the course in accordance with the quality assurance system at UiB and the Department. You can find courseevaluations in the Quality Assurance Reports.


Contact Information

Contact the Study Section at the Department of Biological Sciences: studie@bio.uib.no